All posts tagged "Kris Johnson"

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Five More Shutout Innings For Johnson

    In Australian League action from today, Adelaide won a 10-9 slugfest. Both Justin Howard and Stefan Welch were in the starting lineup for the Bite. Howard continued his current hot streak, going 3-for-4, with two runs scored and his sixth double. In his last five games, Howard has gone 11-for-18 at the...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Johnson Throws Three Hitless Innings

    In Winter League action from last night, Starling Marte went 1-for-4, with his fourth triple of the DWL season. He also reached on an error in the second, but was thrown out stealing for his first caught stealing in nine attempts. Marte has tripled in three of the last six games. Anderson...

  • Winter Leagues
    Winter Leagues Recap: Fuesser and Welch Named to All-Star Team

    The Australian Baseball League announced their participants for the December 16th All-Star game. Stefan Welch made it for the Australian team, while Zac Fuesser will pitcher for the World team. Welch has struggled recently, going 1-for-13 this past weekend, leaving him with a .205/.311/.385 line through 11 games played. Fuesser has been...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Announce Seven Minor League Signings

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signing of seven minor league free agents through a team press release. Four of the signings we already knew about, as the official announcement was made on Darren Ford, Jared Goedert, Anderson Hernandez, and Stefan Welch. The Pirates also signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Reid, and re-signed...

  • Transactions
    Minor Moves: Pirates Re-Sign Kris Johnson

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed left-hander Kris Johnson, according to Baseball America's minor league transactions. Johnson split time this year between Double-A and Triple-A, serving as an upper level organizational player whenever one team needed an extra starter. He combined for a 3.19 ERA in 101.2 innings, and made 13 starts, with...

  • Prospect Reports
    9th Inning Rally Falls Short, And Indians Are Done For 2012

    Charlotte Knights  6,  Indianapolis Indians  4 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians’ 2012 season has come to an end, as they lost to the Charlotte Knights at Knights’ Stadium tonight.  The Knights won this best-of-five playoff series, 3 games to 1, and they will move on to face the Pawtucket Red Sox in...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 9/8/12

    Indianapolis won game three of their playoff series against Charlotte last night, putting them down 2-1 in the best-of-five series. The two teams will meet up again tonight in Charlotte for game four, followed by game five on Sunday afternoon if necessary. The DSL Pirates won their championship Thursday, giving the Pirates another...

  • Prospect Reports
    Cole Wins AAA Debut As Indians Win Last Home Game

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Toledo Mud Hens  4 (Box)   “Nervous” probably didn’t even begin to cover it.  Gerrit Cole, the Pirates’ first round draft pick from 2011, was promoted to Indianapolis, and today made his AAA debut, starting against the Toledo Mud Hens at Victory Field tonight.  It didn’t start out as...

  • Transactions
    Minor Moves: Cole Officially Promoted; Restocking Indianapolis

    The Pirates called up five players today, which led to roster shuffling in the upper levels of the minors to fill those empty spots in Indianapolis. **Gerrit Cole was officially promoted to Indianapolis to make his Triple-A debut tonight. **Kris Johnson was also promoted to Indianapolis. **Miguel Perez and Logan Kensing were...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/30/12

    Luis Heredia will start tonight during State College’s doubleheader. It will likely be the next to last start of the season for Heredia, with six more days left in SC’s schedule after today. The second game of West Virginia’s doubleheader yesterday was suspended in the third inning. They will resume the game,...

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